The Story of Philosophy sees philosophy for what it is: a passionate, exhilarating quest for human understanding that cannot be reduced to dry categories or simple definitions. It's a story with plot twists, a murder, accidental discoveries, disastrous love affairs, geniuses, idiots, monks, and vagabo... read more

Story of Philosophy: A History of Western Thought
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Why has Fido become a generic term for all dogs? Why did hundreds of people collect dog faeces - and sell it? Dogs never eat other dogs, so why is it a dog-eat-dog world? Did any dogs survive the 'Titanic'? What is... read more

Every Dog Has its Day: A Thousand Things you Didn't Know About Man's Best Friend
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Everyone has heard of the tuatara, New Zealand's unique 'living dinosaur'; but equally fascinating, if less well known, are the country's other reptiles. There are more than 65 species of lizards (including skinks and geckos), frog... read more

A Photographic Guide to Reptiles and Amphibians of New Zealand
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The Life You Can Save is the book that Peter Singer has wanted to write for thirty years. It is his argument about how we should respond to hunger and poverty. We live in a unique moment in history where the rich can genuinely help the p... read more

The Life You Can Save: Acting Now to End World Poverty
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This encyclopedia is a simple introduction to the miracle of the human body. Thematically arranged, with Internet links, illustrations and interactive activities throughout, the book will engage and entertain readers aged four and over and provide an excellent first point of reference

First Encyclopedia of the Human Body
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Join TV Presenter, Johnny Ball for an incredible number-filled adventure, cracking secret codes and unravelling mazes � now in paperback. Let your child join Johnny Ball on a dazzling maths adventure to infinity and beyond.They'll find out maths i... read more

Think of a Number
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The hidden complexities and terrifying simplicities of a planet squeezing itself dry in order to make half its citizens obese and the other half malnourished.This work is for lovers of Fast Food Nation, No Logo a... read more

Stuffed and Starved : Markets, Power and the Hidden Battle for the World Food System
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A visual guide to how the world really works, through stunning infographics and data visualisations, thoroughly revised, recalculated and reimagined for this new edition. We are overwhelmed by information - from our phones, our televisions, our computers, our newspa... read more

Information is Beautiful
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Welcome to the world of alternative medicine. Prince Charles is a staunch defender and millions of people swear by it; most UK doctors consider it to be little more than superstition and a waste of money. But how do you know which treatments ... read more

Trick or Treatment?: Alternative Medicine on Trial
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The Young Reed Encyclopedia of World Animals is an A to Z of fun and informative facts about the world's wildlife. Designed especially for young readers, it combines up-close images with informative, easy-to-read text and facts about our planet's wildlife. Kids... read more

Encyclopedia of World Animals
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From insects to elephants, bicycles to rockets, the extremes of weather, the natural world and space, Extreme Comparisons shows how they compare to each other in a variety of ways. Fascinating, up-to-date information details every subject clearly, and each spread features a... read more

Extreme Comparisons
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The idea of evolution is the most life-changing concept to have emerged in modern times, but most people know of it only in fragments. The evolution of the universe, of planet Earth, of life and of human culture is a truly breathtaking story that can be told in many wa... read more

From the Big Bang to God
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